Project Engineer III
 Kent, WA

Job Title: Project Engineer III

Duration: 12 Months

Location: Kent, WA

Who we are

Syncroness provides inspired solutions to highly complex business and technical problems. We focus on accelerating time-to-market and ensuring a profitable outcome for our clients.

By providing a full complement of engineering services aligned to the entire product lifecycle, Syncroness enables companies to accelerate product development and drive more predictability and productivity into their businesses. Working with Syncroness, companies gain the critical insights necessary to develop products that make a difference and create a better world.

We provide proven value and predictable results in demanding and regulated markets by employing our core competencies in:

  • Project management
  • Product and System Engineering
  • Core Engineering disciplines
  • Knowledge integration
  • NPD and Sustaining Engineering

What are we looking for? We are seeking a self-motivated and highly organized individual who can work with minimal direction and coordinate with teams in the successful execution of engineering hardware build support activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Managing Line-of balance and hardware tracking
  • Remove process roadblocks
  • Identifying hardware shortages
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineers
  • Help manage the schedule in the scheduling tool and updates thereof
  • Champion Engineering Change Requests and risk mitigation activities to completion
  • Connect the dots between requirements and the qualification campaigns
  • Identify schedule-critical hardware, equipment, people, and facilities; resolve constraints
  • Coordinate with procurement, internal and external manufacturing to ensure that hardware priorities are understood and actively managed
  • Develop recovery strategies when nonconformances or other escapes are identified
  • Take ownership of efforts from the program side including:
    -First article inspection work for Additive Mfg Parts
    -Identify EMI/EMC path forward
    -Fracture control for COTS valves
  • Material Review Boards/Engineering Review Boards for “upgrading” development hardware to flight status (impact / difference assessment and risk assessment).
  • Compare requirements/design for Development vs Flight versions


  • B.S./B.A. degree in engineering or other technical field


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • 7+ years of experience in project engineering, preferably in the field of aerospace
  • Experience in valve hardware lifecycle
  • High pressure, hydraulic, propellant valve experience preferred
  • Good at mechanical components/mechanisms
  • Complicated custom designs with integration experience
  • Integrate custom design and COTS
  • Systems engineering experience for requirement traceability
  • Cross departmental coordination
  • Component development/qualification test planning and execution background
  • High attention to detail and strong organizational/coordination skills
  • Demonstrated ability building trusting and effective working relationships that improve team performance and deliver results
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum

Desired Skills

  • Mid-Career, Preferably systems engineering experience

This job description doesn't constitute a contract of employment and Syncroness may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.

Syncroness is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.